Lim Sing Sheng


Accepting PhD Students


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Personal profile


Issac graduated from Monash University with both a Bachelor of Engineering and a Doctor in Philosophy degree majoring in mechanical engineering. He was a recipient of the Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholarship. His research focus is on design tools and methodologies for the development of eco-innovative products and processes. Besides innovation, his deeper passion is in developing innovators. In his research on creative pedagogy, he has co-developed an undergraduate subject on leadership and innovation. It is offered at Monash University since year 2014. Issac has over 10 years of industry experience as a certified TRIZ consultant and trainer. To date, he has consulted and trained innovators from diverse industries within South East Asia. His involvement in the startup ecosystem has resulted in the establishment of an incubator and startups with a total valuation of over USD 25 million. He also serves as the Honorary Treasurer at the Malaysia TRIZ Innovation Association (MyTRIZ).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

External positions

Honorary Treasurer, Malaysia TRIZ Innovation Association

2015 → …

Research area keywords

  • Product Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Design Methodology
  • TRIZ
  • Gerontechnology
  • Medical Devices Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Creative Pedagogies
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation